After a while, dolphin, konqueror (and other KDE apps) won't start...
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Dec 27 00:22:10 UTC 2011
Steven P. Ulrick wrote:
>> So, seems to have something to with fam/gamin not responding
>> -- rex
> I just ran "ps -aux | grep gam" and the result was this:
> "steve 1918 0.0 0.0 14028 1132 ? S Dec23 0:00
> I thought, Hmm, December 23rd was two days ago. So, I ran "kill 1918"
> and guess what happened? Immediately, Amarok and Ksysguard (which I had
> recently attempted to start) opened up... I have a feeling that if I
> had recently made failed attempts at starting Dolphin and Konqueror,
> that they would have opened up as well.
> All of this opens up a few new questions, but at least I know how to get
> around the issue of non-starting KDE apps. We now know that it
> definitely has something to do with "gam_server" We just don't know WHY
> it is behaving this way.
When/if it happens again, please do file a bug against gamin (and feel free
to cc: me or otherwise holler :) )
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